Highest paying jobs in Hanford for high school graduates

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July 20, 2022
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Highest paying jobs in Hanford for high school graduates

The average college graduate in 2020 earned $1,305 a week, while the average high school graduate takes home just $781, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Of course, college isn’t for everyone. There are many reasons high-school graduates may choose to not continue on to college, not the least of which being cost. Average tuition costs continue to rise each year, the exception being the 2020-2021 school year, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Average tuition at a public, in-state university coming in at $9,687; tuition for out-of-state students at public schools, and for everyone at private universities, is significantly higher at $21,874 and $35,087, respectively.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying jobs for high school graduates in Hanford-Corcoran, CA using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage.

Keep reading to see which jobs in your city pay the most for high school graduates.

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#50. Medical secretaries and administrative assistants

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $40,740
- #90 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $39,000
- Employment: 597,100
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($56,010)
--- Napa, CA ($52,630)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($52,300)
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#49. Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $41,280
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

National
- Annual mean salary: $35,220
- Employment: 370,910
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Battle Creek, MI ($60,150)
--- Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area ($54,930)
--- Albany, GA ($53,570)
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#48. Farm equipment mechanics and service technicians

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $41,380
- #193 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,350
- Employment: 35,720
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($61,910)
--- Bellingham, WA ($61,210)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($60,760)
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#47. Billing and posting clerks

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $41,510
- #138 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,610
- Employment: 445,160
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($55,850)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($55,130)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($54,960)
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#46. Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $41,840
- #314 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,580
- Employment: 549,200
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($88,150)
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($80,420)
--- Odessa, TX ($70,950)

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#45. Social and human service assistants

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $42,030
- #95 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

National
- Annual mean salary: $38,230
- Employment: 399,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($56,140)
--- North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area ($55,360)
--- Danbury, CT ($54,870)
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#44. First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $42,440
- #74 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

National
- Annual mean salary: $37,880
- Employment: 891,540
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($52,950)
--- Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area ($52,620)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($52,140)
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#43. First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $43,480
- #297 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,300
- Employment: 1,063,110
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($57,830)
--- Boulder, CO ($56,520)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($55,930)
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#42. Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $43,650
- #103 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $40,960
- Employment: 116,190
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area ($69,070)
--- South Illinois nonmetropolitan area ($61,970)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($60,690)
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#41. Court, municipal, and license clerks

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $44,060
- #150 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,490
- Employment: 156,100
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($66,520)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($62,040)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($60,730)

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#40. Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $44,140
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

National
- Annual mean salary: $40,420
- Employment: 1,850,360
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,720)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($54,730)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($54,450)
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#39. Shipping, receiving, and inventory clerks

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $44,210
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $37,210
- Employment: 727,640
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($51,470)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($48,440)
--- Anchorage, AK ($47,150)
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#38. Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $44,240
- #326 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,690
- Employment: 397,550
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($72,500)
--- Anchorage, AK ($71,840)
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($71,250)
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#37. Self-enrichment teachers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $44,880
- #128 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,930
- Employment: 222,700
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($70,350)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($66,650)
--- Utica-Rome, NY ($63,470)
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#36. Eligibility interviewers, government programs

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $45,210
- #181 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,990
- Employment: 138,820
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,570)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($67,900)
--- New Haven, CT ($63,790)

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#35. Highway maintenance workers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $45,360
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,200
- Employment: 149,890
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($70,690)
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($67,370)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($67,340)
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#34. Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $45,640
- #169 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,860
- Employment: 188,450
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($64,510)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($64,140)
--- Decatur, IL ($60,740)
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#33. Procurement clerks

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $46,890
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,400
- Employment: 61,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area ($58,310)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,800)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($56,330)
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#32. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $47,780
- #317 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,090
- Employment: 253,010
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,900)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($73,400)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($70,480)
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#31. Pharmacy technicians

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $48,130
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $36,450
- Employment: 415,310
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($59,340)
--- Napa, CA ($58,620)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($58,390)

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#30. Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $48,350
- #51 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,070
- Employment: 240,740
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($60,830)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($59,120)
--- Portsmouth, NH-ME ($58,380)
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#29. First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $48,580
- #150 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,420
- Employment: 22,640
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area ($85,480)
--- Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area ($77,330)
--- Longview, WA ($74,500)
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#28. Maintenance and repair workers, general

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $49,080
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 480

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,790
- Employment: 1,357,630
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($60,230)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($59,870)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($56,650)
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#27. Separating, filtering, clarifying, precipitating, and still machine setters, operators, and tenders

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $49,200
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,850
- Employment: 47,930
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($92,800)
--- Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area ($83,130)
--- Napa, CA ($68,470)
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#26. Public safety telecommunicators

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $50,190
- #89 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,800
- Employment: 93,290
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($97,380)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,790)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($76,950)

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#25. Machinists

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $52,570
- #80 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,800
- Employment: 360,340
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($76,230)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($71,070)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($69,300)
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#24. Postal service mail carriers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $52,920
- #374 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,180
- Employment: 333,570
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Modesto, CA ($57,160)
--- Bismarck, ND ($57,090)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,820)
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#23. Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $52,980
- #18 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $42,140
- Employment: 137,510
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Midland, MI ($60,190)
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($58,940)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($58,790)
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#22. Production, planning, and expediting clerks

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $53,030
- #125 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,000
- Employment: 362,090
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($74,970)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($71,160)
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($67,770)
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#21. Payroll and timekeeping clerks

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $54,340
- #39 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $48,290
- Employment: 133,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($66,600)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($66,240)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($60,930)

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#20. Chefs and head cooks

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $55,480
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,740
- Employment: 101,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Leominster-Gardner, MA ($81,020)
--- Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area ($79,820)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($79,600)
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#19. Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $55,810
- #121 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,890
- Employment: 119,380
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($93,980)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($92,370)
--- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($87,990)
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#18. Food service managers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $56,590
- #320 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,000
- Employment: 197,010
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($91,320)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($89,860)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($87,750)
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#17. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $58,050
- #355 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,490
- Employment: 977,070
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($103,810)
--- Boulder, CO ($101,630)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($97,360)
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#16. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $58,440
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,000
- Employment: 147,680
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($86,740)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($82,520)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($79,470)

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#15. First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $59,260
- #192 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,010
- Employment: 1,427,260
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($82,050)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($79,520)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($78,430)
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#14. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $59,550
- #187 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,100
- Employment: 417,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,580)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,500)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($89,190)
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#13. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $61,650
- #139 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,230
- Employment: 503,390
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,590)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($87,760)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($87,420)
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#12. Property, real estate, and community association managers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $62,980
- #166 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,210
- Employment: 219,800
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($109,540)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($106,420)
--- Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area ($105,220)
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#11. Industrial machinery mechanics

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $63,090
- #90 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,350
- Employment: 385,980
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($85,900)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($85,360)
--- Anchorage, AK ($82,890)

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#10. Electricians

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $63,140
- #157 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,550
- Employment: 656,510
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($93,900)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($91,090)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($86,600)
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#9. Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $64,120
- #89 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,280
- Employment: 402,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,910)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($91,860)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($91,120)
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#8. Sheet metal workers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $64,290
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,320
- Employment: 128,220
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($101,150)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($94,930)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($93,840)
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#7. Carpenters

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $64,700
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,200
- Employment: 699,300
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($81,730)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($78,680)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($78,280)
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#6. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $67,480
- #169 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,800
- Employment: 599,900
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($98,170)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($97,910)
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($96,900)

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#5. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $72,140
- #120 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,500
- Employment: 1,278,670
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($102,280)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($92,660)
--- Napa, CA ($92,620)
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#4. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $76,080
- #113 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,990
- Employment: 614,080
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($112,020)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,820)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($101,210)
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#3. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $76,820
- #83 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,100
- Employment: 475,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($93,830)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($93,030)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,870)
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#2. Insurance sales agents

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $89,110
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,100
- Employment: 409,950
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($104,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,470)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($95,620)
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#1. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Hanford-Corcoran, CA
- Annual mean salary: $93,420
- #236 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,100
- Employment: 132,210
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($159,890)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,170)
--- Trenton, NJ ($144,620)

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